18 - 20 Jun 2021


5:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Practice Weekend at Wangapeka – Open to All

Practice Weekend at Wangapeka – open to all

Fri 18 June (5pm) – Sun 20 June, 2021 (4pm)


Please join us for a Wangapeka community led meditation/practice weekend. This will have a balance of formal practices (e.g. breathing meditation) in the whare and informal practices such as sitting around the fire, enjoying meals together & forest walks. You are welcome to attend the whole weekend or if it works better for you just come for a day. Please register so we know that you are coming and so that we have enough food for everyone. Hope to see you there.

More information

For more information please contact Mark Schrader:

Course fee

Full weekend
$162 – non-members
$142 – members

Single day
$81 – non-members
$71 – members
The course fee just covers your food & accommodation.


To register please fill out our online registration form

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If using Paypal please add 5% of the total cost and include with your payment to cover Paypal’s fees – many thanks.

*Please consider becoming a Wangapeka member – click here for details.

Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. People visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the peace of this remarkable destination. The Wangapeka is a purpose built retreat centre, with fresh clean air and beautiful vistas. It is very quiet and ideal for respite, stress relief and deep meditation. We have a meditation hall, solo retreat huts, a main hall for dining and community, and a fully catered kitchen and an onsite vegetable garden.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Meditation Centre is a Universalist centre home to a wide range of teachings, paths, and studies. Retreats are held on Mindfulness, Vipassana, Insight, Heart based practices, Loving Kindness, Calm-abiding, Metta, Compassion, Conscious Movement, Nature, Forest Walks, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Zen, Dzogchen, Mahamudra, Mahayana and Vajrayana teachings with Empowerments and Sadhana Practice.

We are located in the foothills of the Southern Alps overlooking the Wangapeka River, about an hour and a half drive SW of Nelson, in the South Island of New Zealand.

We have meditation retreats throughout the year, have huts available for solo retreats, and welcome bookings from external groups. There are also opportunities available to work on our land. Come and enjoy this uniquely vibrant and peaceful centre.

355 Wangapeka River Rd
R.D.2. Wakefield 7096
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 522 4221

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